Great courses to support animal management
If you're interested in animals, there is a world of opportunities.
From animal behaviourist to zoo keeper, animal welfare officer to ecologist, or lab technician to conservation officer.
Animal management students at Plumpton College study a range of subject: animal handling, science, conservation, education, biology, law, animal husbandry, ecology, and animal welfare.
Students also develop a range of skills: teamwork, leadership, critical thinking, practical handling, writing, presenting, and time management.
In many of our courses, you develop industry contacts and gain first-hand experience through work placements, alongside practical training and developing your academic skils in the classroom.
Where you are in education, we've got lots of choices to suit you. From a day release from school to undergraduate degress, you can find your path into the animal industry at Plumpton College.
- Animal Care Level 1
- BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Behaviour & Welfare Top-Up Top-up degree (validated by the Royal Agricultural University)
- FdSc Applied Animal Behaviour & Conservation Foundation Degree (validated by the Royal Agricultural University)
Part Time Courses
You’ve got a fantastic animal management unit to discover here at Plumpton where you’ll be able to experience the latest technology and equipment. Each of the different animals requires a certain level of care so you’ll be able to experience managing different environments.
- All types of animal care management
We cater for an extensive range of animals: from amphibians to birds, fish to livestock, mammals to reptiles.
- Extensive farming facilities for you to discover
You’ll be able to develop invaluable practical handling skills at our Plumpton College farm site which manages a huge range of livestock.
- The perfect learning environment for your studies
We’ve got great facilities for you to work in and develop your practical skills no matter what course you’re studying.